2 Die in Fire of Noted Webster Hall

Issue 5 and Volume 91.

2 Die in Fire of Noted Webster Hall There is scarcely a hall in New York City that has had as picturesque and as exciting a career as Webster Hall at 119 East Eleventh Street. At first a popular place for debutantes of the ’70s and the 80s’, later a favorite political gathering point, and more recently the place for the leading events of Greenwich Village. A dinner dance was held in the Hall early this year, and the last guest departed at 3 a.m. At 6:30 in the morning a passer-by discovered fire and turned in an alarm, and by the time the first company arrived, fire had gained such headway that two more alarms were necessary. Fire and Police Salaries The article on “Employment Conditions of Policemen and Firemen,” appearing in the issues for March and April, will be continued in the June issue. Forty families were routed…

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